Monday, July 25, 2011

Kaitlyn Cole, KS3P, Named 2011 Young Ham of the Year

Kaitlyn Cole, KS3P
2011 Newsline Young Ham
of the Year
Eleven-year-old Kaitlyn Cole, KS3P, of Harvest, Alabama, has been chosen as Amateur Radio Newsline's 2011 Young Ham of the Year. Among other noteworthy achievements, Cole served as a Net Control Station during two weeks of emergency nets following the southeast tornado outbreak of April 27, 2011. The award presentation is scheduled to be made at the Huntsville Hamfest in August. CQ is a co-sponsor of the YHOTY program, providing winners with a free week at SpaceCamp. Kaitlyn is the 26th Newsline Young Ham of the Year, and the youngest to date.